The list came out of a "geospatial BoF" at Apache 
conference in Vancouver two years ago.

We should plan for a BoF during the Montreal in September.
Martin and others were key to the results of that BoF.

Lets look toward scheduling a geospatial BoF at ApacheConNA  this year.
We have a good slate of presentations for the geospatial track this year.  
Probably put the BoF after that track.  I will ask Rich Bowen.

George Percivall
CTO, Chief Engineer
Open Geospatial Consortium

> On Apr 5, 2018, at 7:54 PM, Kevin A. McGrail <> wrote:
> Board to Bcc and Adding to move this discussion
> there.
> Hi Martin
> It sounds like we have a clear requirement from the board to move forward
> so let's try and get OGC to do so.  The good news is that we have the
> targeted sponsorship program so we have some clear methodoloty we can use
> for them to donate things and recognize the donation.
> I've been working with George Percival and Simon Chester.  I just sent a
> note to George so let's not but Scott yet as a lot of people are on vacay
> this week for Easter so let's give it a few days.
> --
> Kevin A. McGrail
> Asst. Treasurer & VP Fundraising, Apache Software Foundation
> Chair Emeritus Apache SpamAssassin Project
> - 703.798.0171
> On Thu, Apr 5, 2018 at 5:54 PM, Martin Desruisseaux <
>> wrote:
>> Le 05/04/2018 à 17:48, Kevin A. McGrail a écrit :
>> I didn't know that list existed. I've just subscribed, thanks.  And thanks
>> for the backstory.
>> Re: Membership. I had been talking to them and Chris Mattman so this is
>> great info.  I'll ping them about the free membership for Apache and see if
>> we can get this resolved so it's then a simpple matter of resolutions to
>> create the position and identify representative(s) where I agree, two would
>> be great.
>> Thanks. The OGC executive director I spoke too in 2015 is Scott Simmons
>> (but I'm not sure he remember). I'm still in touch with him sometime for
>> other topics; let me know if you want me to introduce you.
>> However the situation seems to have changed since 2015. Looking at the
>> page, there is now an *"NGO /
>> Not For Profit Institute"* category. I do not remember to have seen this
>> category in 2015. This category still have a fee varying from 240 to 1200
>> USD, depending on the country where the institute is based (e.g. 240 for
>> Haiti, 396 for Vietnam, 1200 for USA, France or Japan). This may seem
>> surprising for a "Not For Profit Institute" category, but other members in
>> that category are e.g. World Meteorological Organization (WMO), The
>> Aerospace Corporation, *etc.*
>> However I wonder if Apache charity status can come into play; it may still
>> be worth to contact Scott directly.
>>    Martin

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